MCC Pins This Year’s Nursing Classes


Fourteen students, three with an Associate Degree in Nursing and eleven from the Practical Nursing program received a commemorative pin and a nurse’s cap to remember their accomplishments. Graduates include Heaven Cagle, Kamisha Clark, Karla Dunn, Aubrey Grace Goldston, Abigail Hurley, Scottia Kelly, Alaina Kimrey, Deanna Leake, Cheyenne Little, Levi McLeod, Mandy Moore, Taurice Nails, […]

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Always on the Gunsmithing Path


Since he was 10 years old, Alexander Velasco Rosales (Alex) had a pretty good idea he would end up as a gunsmith. As a middle schooler, Alex was fascinated by guns, his first being a typical BB gun. He spent two years at East Montgomery High School, moved to Montgomery Central High School for his […]

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MCC Welcomes New SGA President, Judith Mendoza Hernandez


Meet MCC student and Student Government Association President Judith Mendoza Hernandez! Judith was born in Pinehurst, lived in Biscoe for five years, then started first grade in Troy where she has lived ever since. She attended Montgomery West Middle School, works an outside job today, and is currently enrolled in the Career & College Promise […]

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MCC Celebrates Annual Scholarship Ceremony


On August 29th, around 75 Montgomery Community College students received financial awards from the very special people and organizations who endow scholarships at the College. Students and their donors were able to meet each other in person during a ceremony and post-event reception. The evening began with the presentation of merit awards, which are scholarships […]

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MCC’s Forestry Club Competes at Annual Cradle Competition


MCC left its mark at the John G. Palmer Woodsmen’s Meet, held in the Pisgah National Forest on October 7, 2023. Competing against other Forest Management colleges like Haywood Community College, Mountain Gateway Community College, Wayne Community College, North Carolina State University and Penn State Mont Alto, MCC achieved impressive placements in various events! One […]

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MCC Forestry Student Receives NCFA Scholarship


Every year, the North Carolina Forestry Association’s Forest Education and Conservation Foundation offers a scholarship to a Montgomery Community College (MCC) Forest Management Technology student. This year’s scholarship winner is Andrew Martin (Drew), a second-year student in the program. After receiving an undergraduate degree in history from the University of North Carolina Asheville in his […]

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MCC Celebrates “Made in Montgomery Day”

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Montgomery Community College normally celebrates a fall Manufacturing Day, but this year they decided to expand the reach of the event to all businesses, not just manufacturers, calling it Made in Montgomery Day! Companies in attendance included Troy Lumber, Mohawk Industries, Inc., Saputo, Inc., Mountaire Farms, FirstHealth of the Carolinas, Sandy Ridge Assisted Living, NEXT Gen, […]

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MCC Launches Boot Camps to Support College and Career Readiness

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The College and Career Readiness (CCR) team at MCC has added another layer of support for students pursuing their High School Equivalency (HSE) diploma: Boot Camps! Each of the half-day sessions covers one of the five topic areas students must master to obtain their HSE diploma: Math, Reading, Science, Social Studies and Writing. At the […]

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Meet Our SGA President, Sasha Eury


Sasha Eury is the 2023-2024 president of MCC’s Student Government Association. She is currently a healthcare technician at Stanly Regional Medical Center, where she started her career in healthcare 17 years ago as a recovery audit contractor. Sasha will graduate in May 2024 with an Associate Degree in Nursing. She plans to pursue her bachelor’s […]

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Your Car is Telling You Something


Shaina Griffin’s interest in automotive issues started when she was about eight years old. Her uncle had a Chevy Nova from the 1960s that she had early exposure to, and in the years that followed, as family vehicles encountered problems, she always seemed to be on the scene helping. “At first it was handing tools […]

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